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Vintage Czech hospital lamp

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A vintage medical floor lamp salvaged from a Czechoslovakian hospital. Originally designed for UV light therapy use in both hospitals and homes, the light has now been refurbished into a stunning feature piece with an adjustable arm perfectly suited for task lighting.

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Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Much of the lighting we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc was produced in the manufacturing powerhouses of the former Czechoslovakia. Under Communist rule the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. The country is also famed for its beautiful glassware, with both wall and ceiling opaline glass lights often being used in public and residential settings, such as housing blocks and schools.

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Restoration

Wherever possible we retain the original finish of a light as part of its unique history and heritage. However, sometimes leaving a surface as we find it just isn’t possible. Here, the original paint finish on the shade and handle contrast nicely with the polished aluminum arms and chrome plated base.

Product details

The light is supplied rewired and tested with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2 metres of elephant grey braided cable. inline switch and a plug.

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260 (shade) mm
1240 mm
8.5 kg
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230 (base) mm
Silver | Cream

Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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